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Juvenile Boxfish.  This boxfish was bobbing and around coral and sponges, but nothing that was an attractive background. So I dialed up my aperture to f/3.2 to make a soft background.
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (6 days ago)
8 votes

Painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus)
By Hon Ping
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

'Proud, Dignified & Warty'
By Henley Spiers
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

[:b:]Emisphere[:/b:]
Seagull
By Francesco Pacienza
posted (5 days ago)
7 votes

Litle friend in purple, Turneffe Island Belize
By Alejandro Topete
posted (4 days ago)
7 votes

Diver Points to the Unknown
By Henley Spiers
posted (6 days ago)
6 votes

Underwater Wind - If we could see wind, I imagine this is what it may look like. Swirling in the sky, the strong flow from Naked Spring joins that of the main Blue Spring, creating a mesmerizing feeling when observed from below.
By Jennifer Adler
posted (5 days ago)
6 votes

Unusual stroll
By Raoul Caprez
posted (5 days ago)
6 votes

Yellow Goby in a bottle. Taken in the Philippines (Anilao).
Canon G12 in Ikelite housing with two strobes DS51
By Tom Van Hout
posted (3 days ago)
6 votes

Y O L K
Sea slug (Colpodaspis thompsoni)
Anilao, Philippines. May 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (6 days ago)
5 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
"Ecstasy"
Canon 7D with Ikelite housing, Canon lens 10-22mm, a flash Ikelite.The image was taken in the most beautiful place for mi in Bulgaria- location Korabite, Sinemorec. Was autumn and the water was pretty cold.
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70 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Black Sea Bulgaria
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Colorful hatchling
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Amazing shot, I think the palm trees on the top 3rd of the shot made this truly extraordinary.
59 Votes
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Result of a Poolshooting
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
view portfolio more shots by Christian Schlamann
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presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign ... by Rafal Makiela
presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign made with Papert Pictures for Marmorin.
Head of Production: Agata Kruczek
Photographer: Rafał Makieła
Model: Krysia Księżyk
Production manager: Agata Śliwińska
Make-up artist: Jola B...
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2014
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Magical, well done.
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Poland
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Reverse side of tne river №2.
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40 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Russia
view portfolio more shots by Sergey Lisitsyn
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Pelagic octopus, free swimming at night off Kona, Hawaii - full size portrait version
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Beautiful subject and very well taken
48 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Helen Brierley view portfolio
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turban snail newport morning by Dale Kobetich
turban snail newport morning
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Wow, every beginning photographer should take a close look at this composition. All the rules, perfectly met in one shot.
62 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Dale Kobetich
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Ribbed Medusa
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
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Great shot, a classic book cover
44 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Tom Radio
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Graphic lines
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2014

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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo view portfolio
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Uluabat lake Golyazi/Bursa by Alp Baranok
Uluabat lake Golyazi/Bursa
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2014
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True art.
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Sea of Marmara Turkey
view portfolio more shots by Alp Baranok
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Night Angel
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
view portfolio more shots by Christian Coulombe
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Kiss Mouthes ;-) - Sweetlips frontal
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Very well taken.
49 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Andre Philip
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Dakota C-47 airplane wreck Bodrum/Turkey by Alp Baranok
Dakota C-47 airplane wreck Bodrum/Turkey
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Honeymooners - a couple on a dive with Silversides a day after their wedding.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2014

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Looks like a movie poster, very nice.
40 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Nina Baxa
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Tornado over the reef ;-) - a cloud of small engeneer gobys
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Cool Shape
43 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
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A restless wandering spirit
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 26, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
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Flowers in the sun
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44 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Freedom
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Split photography
Stand Up Paddle @ Tahiti
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Beautiful composition.
60 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Red net
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51 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Eye decoration (old Green turtle eye - Chelonia mydas)
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It takes a moment to understand what's going on here. This is a perfect example for shooting large objects with close-up lenses to produce un-orthodox images.
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 25, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Sabella spallanzani, particular 2
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56 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Underwater swing by Lucie Drlikova
Underwater swing
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Czech Republic
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Night diving on the Full Moon
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This double exposure feels so natural, your almost think it's real, or at least wish it was! Very cool manipulation.
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[:b:]Autumn under freshwater[:/B] by Francesco Pacienza
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 15, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Italy
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[:b:]Jewel[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Jewel
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Very nice, well taken Francesco.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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tubeworm colours
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Lovely Colors
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
view portfolio more shots by Oscar Miralpeix
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